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Paul Balcerak has been shared in 36 public circles

AuthorFollowersDateUsers in CircleCommentsReshares+1Links
Phúc Savina70Connect more fun okay for you#sharedcircle2014-09-07 13:56:36359001
Aaron Denne722One of my favorite circles ever. These guys are Tech Journalists and love to interact with people. Give these people a follow if you love tech! #circles #sharedcircles  2014-09-03 02:11:37243003
Jonha Revesencio0A list of some of the must-follow programmers and geeks on Google+ #sharedcircles   #publicsharedcircles   #geeksongoogle  2013-09-13 15:45:18250000
Markos Giannopoulos5,491Geeks rule! // +CircleCount has added a new tag system (see announcement here http://bit.ly/15XaDov). Thousands of profiles have been tagged already, so here are the top (by number of followers) geek-tagged plussers (full list at http://bit.ly/134FoFN) The top ten: 1) +Robert Scoble 2) +Amanda Blain 3) +Darya Pino Rose 4) +Michelle Marie 5) +Brian Matiash 6) +Wick Sakit 7) +Joe Azure 8) +Keith Barrett 9) +Derek Ross 10) +Ahmed Zeeshan  For other rankings see also - Most popular geeks by comments/+1's/shares http://bit.ly/16SAddw- Most engaging geeks http://bit.ly/15XdZYm #circleshare   #circlesunday   #geeks  2013-07-21 15:19:0049018312
Technology Roundup0BMN Tech Journalist And Blogger List #1.The ones with last names that start from A-M. These are people who are thought leaders, reporters, journalists, bloggers in the tech industry.As with all our circles we try to remove people who aren't active (if you see any here, please let us know. And, if you know of folks who should be on these circles, please let us know,We willl add them.2013-06-21 03:33:49338135
Technology Roundup0BMN's Tech Journalist And  Blogger List. IWe Have hand picked the best tech journalists on Google+. Most of these people are active. If you find anyone here who isn't active, let me know and I'll remove them.This feed will rock and roll for the hard core geeks out there.2013-06-21 01:34:13494123
AyJay Schibig13,588ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2013-01-10 07:15:50257003
AyJay Schibig12,717ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-21 06:26:433277010
AyJay Schibig12,080ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-12 04:23:1442210216
Ivonne García423This is my Geeks CirclePeople who share great content that only matters to us, technology geeks and people interested in the latest advances. :D Enjoy! #sharedcircle   #circles   #tech   #technology   #geeks   #geekcircle   #sharedcircleoftheday  2012-12-01 17:28:23332314
David Stroz1,083Today I share with you another group of awesome people I follow here on Google+!  There is no real theme for this circle but you should all add them and share this with your friends :)2012-07-23 17:26:444971108
Harshit Gupta0Hey all, try this long ago +Robert Scoble shared circle of techies....it's what can get you started here on g+2012-07-11 14:48:57243112
Sara Ataie23,050This is a very important Circle that I haven't shared at all.... Hope you enjoy it and find it as fun and interesting as I have!!! #Geek 2012-06-30 18:34:56493115
Kyle Beck66So, I know a lot of my friends who have joined +Google+ wonder "What's the point? I have a Facebook." Well that comparison was flawed from the beginning, although many people made it while trying to describe G+. There are similarities, but one of my favorite features in G+ has been the ability to share Circles with others. In fact I'm not sure I would see the point if I hadn't been shared this very circle by +Robert Scoble (IIRC) early on in my G+ membership. It has proven an invaluable source of up-to-the-minute Tech News over the past year and really showed me how G+ is very different from FB.See, when you visit FB the information you receive is solely from your family and real-life acquaintances. This can be great for keeping up with people you don't see regularly, etc., but it is very hard to reach out to new people who share your interests through FB. Not so on G+. You can create and share groups of friends and pages (Circles) to organize your social interests. In effect, this creates dynamic communities where you can choose who you interact with.Anyways, I hope you will consider adding this Circle, packed full of Tech Enthusiasts. If you don't really use G+ or wonder what the point is, that goes double for you!2012-06-30 00:28:364881003
David D. Stanton5,770Here is my Geek's Circle: (Note I have just cleaned my G+ to try to remove inactive users.) Enjoy! 2012-06-25 08:47:49501012
Alister Macintyre7,115Some people appear to be well informed on many topics, and like to share what they have figured out.  Here is a circle of prolific writers about tech topics.  You might want to put some of them in separate circles, to avoid being washed away in combination streams into a roaring torrent of information.2012-06-09 23:29:01244010
Scott Ayres6,421Saw +Robert Scoble share this circle earlier. Full of bloggers, tech oriented people and etc. All are great Gplusers and will add a ton of value to your stream.2012-04-11 20:35:35500011
Robert Scoble1,146,151Here are 500 of my favorite Tech Journalists, bloggers, and pundits. I'm sharing this since I am seeing lots of new people coming over and I'm sure they are looking for some great people to circle here. Unfortunately I can't share everyone that I have in this circle (I have 575 in this circle on my screen, but Google+ only lets me share 500 with you). Lots of interesting tech bloggers and journalists here. Hope you enjoy. This is the circle that starts my morning every day.Speaking of Tech News, I'm off to +VMware. They are announcing new Cloud Foundry stuff this morning. So, you'll probably see some tech news from the folks in this circle.2012-04-11 16:01:035005737104
Paul Spoerry13,025Freshly updated Social Media circle! #social #media #socialmedia #socialmediamarketing #circles #circleshare #publiccircles #publiccirclesproject +Shared Circles on G+2012-04-06 14:22:27372909
Chris Lion6,381my SOCIAL MEDIA Circle______________________ #social #media #socialmedia #socialmediamarketing #circles #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircles #publiccirclesproject +The Best Circles on Google+ +Shared Circles on G+ +Public Circles +CircleCount +SharedCircles2012-04-06 14:09:48221202
Robert Scoble700,661Yes, it's a ghost town of TECH INDUSTRY JOURNALISTS AND BLOGGERS. Pay no attention to anyone from the Wall Street Journal who snuck onto this circle. Yes, this is 500 people, but they are almost all active.2012-02-28 03:05:115005536100
Chris Lion4,697here's a little social media circle i created from lots of other social media circles!Great People with Awesome Posts!you should defenitely check it out!+Shared Circles on G+ +Public Circles +CIRCLES +SharedCircles +Shared Circles Google+ #shared #circles #sharedcircles #publiccirclesproject2012-02-24 12:00:14222003
Shawn Borelli0#FF and #CF Today I'd like to share my circle of Programmers and Developers. These people are responsible for our internet, software, mobile devices, and computers more accessible, user-friendly, reliable, and fun to use! A few of the people I work closely with include +Borelli Designs +CardCodez +Mike Hawk +Drew Salamone +Shawn Borelli Please comment if you're a Programmer and Developer not in this circle so that we can add you!Share this with your circles and extended networks!2012-01-06 15:12:46255000
Euro Maestro36Looks like this is turning into Circle Thursday. Or Circle Friday if you live on the right side of the ocean.Following +Joe Martinez and +Liz ℚuilty 's lead, I'm sharing a list.This is for those who need a little Apple in their diet.If you have any suggestions, please let me know.+Shared Circles Google Plus +Shared Circles on G+ +Public Circles2011-12-16 03:00:56305402
Randy Hilarski55I have not shared a circle in a while, here is my list of journalists and article writers. For the new folks this circle will provide your feed with lots of content.2011-11-16 14:46:39249001
Ammon Fife997Tech InfluencersAmmon Fife shared a circle with you.2011-10-27 21:12:14360400
Marius Voila183+Chris Porter Yes, you're right sorry about that...I'm correcting that right nowMarius Voilă shared a circle with you.2011-10-20 12:13:24500630
Jon Nellson33Geek CircleJon Nellson shared a circle with you.2011-10-16 15:23:13501765
hannah davis0here's a circle of computer geeks. see what you can grab from them!hannah davis shared a circle with you.2011-10-12 15:02:25495002
Robert Scoble161,698A circle of geeks (part II). Here's almost 1,000 active geeks. Programmers, developers, and highly technical people. Here's K-Z. Really great list of geeky/tecnical folks. Put them in their own circle so they don't overwhelm the folks you've hand selected. As always, if you find people who aren't active (a few have snuck through) or who aren't good, let me know and I'll remove them.Also, if you think you should be on the list, let me know! I'm still adding more.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-10-12 03:16:034941006360
The Original Christian Adams2,282Sharing my updated circle of Tech Writers like +Stowe Boyd +Suresh Mudiraj +Marc Benioff and many other writers for well-known rags like ReadWriteWeb, The Next Web, TechCrunch, etc. Keep learning and applyingChristian Adams shared a circle with you.2011-10-10 23:21:34232001
Robert Scoble158,666I'm sharing two circles today. This is the first half of my "Tech Journalist and Blogger" circle. The ones with last names that start from A-M. These are people who are thought leaders, reporters, journalists, bloggers in the tech industry. As with all my circles I try to remove people who aren't active (if you see any here, please let me know). And, if you know of folks who should be on these circles, please let me know, I'll add them.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-10-08 18:10:07341292644
Robert Scoble152,040This is the best circle for Apple tech news tomorrowThis will be the best circle to watch for info on Apple tomorrow (it's of 250 of the best tech journalists/bloggers/thought leaders on Google+). I will be in front of my three big screens pulling in the best data from around the Web. I'll be watching Twitter, Facebook, Google+ all at the same time. Plus, I'll be live on +Shira Lazar's show starting at 10 a.m. tomorrow with live reports.Anyway, if you want to see how the tech press covers this, follow this circle (make sure you put these in a new circle of your own so you can delete them if they get too noisy for you).I'm watching thousands more, too, and will share anything good.You will be flooded tomorrow with Apple news. If you can't handle this, just unfollow for the morning and everything will calm down pretty quickly after noon.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-10-03 21:26:3925067127124
Robert Scoble144,998This circle of ACTIVE TECH JOURNALISTS AND THOUGHT LEADERS rocked and rolled today with the Amazon announcement but just wait to see what it does on October 4th with the Apple announcements. Subscribe now and you'll see all the best stuff in real time!Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-09-28 17:09:022508967193
Robert Scoble141,470This is another of my circles. This one is of programmers/developers and highly technical folks. I usually call this my "geek" circle. Unfortunately this one usually has 900+ in it, but using this new "share circles" feature I can only share 250. How it picks the 250 no one knows, but anyway this will be a fun starting place. I guess sometime soon I'll split up my circles into batches of 250 and share the whole thing.Hope you enjoy these.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 09:59:4925010583120
Robert Scoble141,470Yikes. I can only share 250 people at one time. So, here's 250 people in my Tech Journalists' circle. This circle has 535 in it, so you aren't even getting half a circle here. All of these are active.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 04:31:19250394347

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Most comments: 10

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2013-07-31 16:51:26 (10 comments, 5 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

'Facebook, Twitter And Pinterest All Dwarf Google+ For Social Sharing'

I keep seeing infographics like this one, which AllTwitter shared last week. My reaction: Sure, but what value are you getting out of those shares? The feedback I get on Google+, especially in this group, is often way more valuable (and from far more varied sources) than when I share with a larger, broader audience.

Full post: http://www.mediabistro.com/alltwitter/social-sharing-login-stats_b46581

Most reshares: 10

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2014-03-26 15:45:45 (4 comments, 10 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

The Health Hazards Of Sitting

Here's how badly sitting can mess you up, and some things you can do to counteract it: http://wapo.st/1drlkbn

Most plusones: 17

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2013-07-31 16:51:26 (10 comments, 5 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

'Facebook, Twitter And Pinterest All Dwarf Google+ For Social Sharing'

I keep seeing infographics like this one, which AllTwitter shared last week. My reaction: Sure, but what value are you getting out of those shares? The feedback I get on Google+, especially in this group, is often way more valuable (and from far more varied sources) than when I share with a larger, broader audience.

Full post: http://www.mediabistro.com/alltwitter/social-sharing-login-stats_b46581

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2014-10-09 16:04:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Coming Soon to Google+: POLLS!

Sweet, I guess. It's a fun little feature if nothing else.

Coming Soon to Google+: POLLS!

Sweet, I guess. It's a fun little feature if nothing else.___

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2014-10-08 17:14:08 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Are you satisfied with Google+?

I don't have Android, and I haven't gotten this survey. I'm curious why it's out there, though. Google's obviously contemplating changes.

#GooglePlus   #Google   #Android  

Are you satisfied with Google+?

I don't have Android, and I haven't gotten this survey. I'm curious why it's out there, though. Google's obviously contemplating changes.

#GooglePlus   #Google   #Android  ___

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2014-08-12 18:23:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

This is just about perfect.

This is just about perfect.___

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2014-08-05 18:31:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Just for me, for later. Disregard (or don't) :)

Just for me, for later. Disregard (or don't) :)___

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2014-08-05 18:30:30 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Google Kills Authorship Reporting in Webmaster Tools

Well this kinda sucks.

Google Kills Authorship Reporting in Webmaster Tools

Well this kinda sucks.___

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2014-04-26 18:15:54 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Google+ Is Dead, Unless It Works For You

It’s a little suspect for TechCrunch to declare Google+ “Walking Dead.” Maybe they did it for clicks, maybe they just got a little overzealous—who knows? And who cares! If you’re a Google+ user, this is all that matters: Google+ is as dead as your audience there.

#GooglePlus  

Google+ Is Dead, Unless It Works For You

It’s a little suspect for TechCrunch to declare Google+ “Walking Dead.” Maybe they did it for clicks, maybe they just got a little overzealous—who knows? And who cares! If you’re a Google+ user, this is all that matters: Google+ is as dead as your audience there.

#GooglePlus  ___

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2014-04-26 05:02:43 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

What Social Media Has In Common With A 5-Year-Old Kid

Little kids have no filter. They'll tell the truth regardless of how embarrassing/inappropriate/uncouth/ it is—which is exactly how social media users will react to your brand.

What Social Media Has In Common With A 5-Year-Old Kid

Little kids have no filter. They'll tell the truth regardless of how embarrassing/inappropriate/uncouth/ it is—which is exactly how social media users will react to your brand.___

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2014-04-24 22:54:21 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

New Post: The 1 Reason I’m Not Reading Your 82 Blogging Tips

It's too fucking many!!!

New Post: The 1 Reason I’m Not Reading Your 82 Blogging Tips

It's too fucking many!!!___

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2014-04-22 15:42:19 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

What Every Marketing Department Needs to Know About Google+

In short: It isn't going anywhere, and it's only going to become more intertwined with Google Search.

#googleplus   #googleplustips   #marketing   #socialmedia  

What Every Marketing Department Needs to Know About Google+

In short: It isn't going anywhere, and it's only going to become more intertwined with Google Search.

#googleplus   #googleplustips   #marketing   #socialmedia  ___

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2014-04-18 20:03:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

This is really flippin' cool.

"Google, NASA test Project Tango equipped SPHERES in Zero G"

This is so cool: "Turns out Google has been working with the NASA Ames Research Center to integrate the Project Tango technology onto a robotic platform called SPHERES. The SPHERES platform is intended to be a zero-gravity autonomous unit."

http://www.talkandroid.com/203866-google-nasa-test-project-tango-equipped-spheres-in-zero-g/

via +TalkAndroid 

#projecttango   #SPHERES   #NASA  ___This is really flippin' cool.

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2014-04-16 23:26:51 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Google+ Post Ads Now Available To Brands With 1,000+ Followers

This is huge: http://marketingland.com/google-releases-post-ads-brand-1000-google-followers-80496

#GooglePlus  

Google+ Post Ads Now Available To Brands With 1,000+ Followers

This is huge: http://marketingland.com/google-releases-post-ads-brand-1000-google-followers-80496

#GooglePlus  ___

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2014-04-16 17:17:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

The Last X-Men: Days Of  Future Past Trailer is Insane

Who's ready to freak out with me? 

#XMen   #DOFP  

The Last X-Men: Days Of  Future Past Trailer is Insane

Who's ready to freak out with me? 

#XMen   #DOFP  ___

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2014-04-15 20:04:30 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

TL;DR Wikipedia is what's up today

Check it out: http://tldrwikipedia.tumblr.com/

TL;DR Wikipedia is what's up today

Check it out: http://tldrwikipedia.tumblr.com/___

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2014-04-11 21:57:03 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

"How To Become A Google Plus Wizard [Infographic]"

This is kitschy, but also kind of useful :) http://socialmediatoday.com/marcela-de-vivo/2339196/how-become-google-plus-wizard-and-why-you-should-want

#GooglePlus   #googleplustips   #infographic  

"How To Become A Google Plus Wizard [Infographic]"

This is kitschy, but also kind of useful :) http://socialmediatoday.com/marcela-de-vivo/2339196/how-become-google-plus-wizard-and-why-you-should-want

#GooglePlus   #googleplustips   #infographic  ___

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2014-03-27 15:50:00 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

"Strategy is the practice of figuring out the best way to get from here to there."

The most useful short read you'll find today: http://bit.ly/1g4breJ

"Strategy is the practice of figuring out the best way to get from here to there."

The most useful short read you'll find today: http://bit.ly/1g4breJ___

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2014-03-26 15:45:45 (4 comments, 10 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

The Health Hazards Of Sitting

Here's how badly sitting can mess you up, and some things you can do to counteract it: http://wapo.st/1drlkbn

The Health Hazards Of Sitting

Here's how badly sitting can mess you up, and some things you can do to counteract it: http://wapo.st/1drlkbn___

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2014-03-21 03:02:07 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Buffer Images Directly to Google+

Here's your cool-thing-of-the-day via +Courtney Seiter on the +Buffer blog: http://bit.ly/PUq6nR

(Still holding out for Google+ personal profiles on Buffer, so I hope Courtney doesn't mind in the meantime that I swiped this image the old-fashioned way.)

#GooglePlus   #Buffer   #socialmedia  

Buffer Images Directly to Google+

Here's your cool-thing-of-the-day via +Courtney Seiter on the +Buffer blog: http://bit.ly/PUq6nR

(Still holding out for Google+ personal profiles on Buffer, so I hope Courtney doesn't mind in the meantime that I swiped this image the old-fashioned way.)

#GooglePlus   #Buffer   #socialmedia  ___

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2014-03-20 22:26:04 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

What Brands Can Learn From Jimmy Fallon http://bit.ly/1d5eYhR

Great new post from my coworker +Brooke Andersen, which includes this gem: "Disguise partnerships as a bromance."

What Brands Can Learn From Jimmy Fallon http://bit.ly/1d5eYhR

Great new post from my coworker +Brooke Andersen, which includes this gem: "Disguise partnerships as a bromance."___

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2014-02-12 17:45:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

The State Of Google+

I was on a good run of posting here frequently a while back, and my use just fell off. Sorry, guys :( I'll aim to do better.

I really think this network has value. The value for me has always been that the people I interact with here aren't the people I interact with on Facebook/Twitter/etc. That, I think, is real value. What's the point of following the same people and getting the same content on every network? 

#GooglePlus

The State Of Google+

I was on a good run of posting here frequently a while back, and my use just fell off. Sorry, guys :( I'll aim to do better.

I really think this network has value. The value for me has always been that the people I interact with here aren't the people I interact with on Facebook/Twitter/etc. That, I think, is real value. What's the point of following the same people and getting the same content on every network? 

#GooglePlus___

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2014-02-04 16:47:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

The New Seattle

In the wake of Super Bowl 48, anything's possible. Is Seattle going to turn into Boston 2.0 and start picking up championships left and right? Who knows, and that's the point—we're done thinking it's not possible. 

The New Seattle

In the wake of Super Bowl 48, anything's possible. Is Seattle going to turn into Boston 2.0 and start picking up championships left and right? Who knows, and that's the point—we're done thinking it's not possible. ___

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2013-11-26 22:34:59 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

It's been 50 years, but this still seems like an iffy idea for an ad campaign (not that I'm offended).

It's been 50 years, but this still seems like an iffy idea for an ad campaign (not that I'm offended).___

2013-11-21 01:35:16 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Know a good task manager app?

Outlook Tasks for my Mac has been giving me huge problems, and I'm looking to replace it. If you know of a good task manager app, can you post it in the comments? Bonus points if it has an iOS app, too. 

Know a good task manager app?

Outlook Tasks for my Mac has been giving me huge problems, and I'm looking to replace it. If you know of a good task manager app, can you post it in the comments? Bonus points if it has an iOS app, too. ___

2013-11-07 19:32:33 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Google+ Custom URLs for Pages Not Working?

I have a unique URL for one of my business pages, but Google won't let me claim it, and I keep getting this error message:

"Add a few extra letters or numbers to this URL to get one that is unique for your page."

Has anyone else had this problem, and do you know how to solve it?

#googleplus   #vanityurl   #customurl   #help  

Google+ Custom URLs for Pages Not Working?

I have a unique URL for one of my business pages, but Google won't let me claim it, and I keep getting this error message:

"Add a few extra letters or numbers to this URL to get one that is unique for your page."

Has anyone else had this problem, and do you know how to solve it?

#googleplus   #vanityurl   #customurl   #help  ___

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2013-10-31 15:33:08 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Woo hoo!

Woo hoo!___

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2013-10-30 00:58:20 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Seattle's (by which I mean King County's) transit maps suck, and this is an interesting read of what could be. It won't, of course, because it takes us 30 years to even settle on a method of transportation, but still.

Love this.___Seattle's (by which I mean King County's) transit maps suck, and this is an interesting read of what could be. It won't, of course, because it takes us 30 years to even settle on a method of transportation, but still.

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2013-10-29 22:56:29 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Google+ Is Rolling Out Vanity URLs

(Finally):

"Custom URLs are now rolling out to almost everyone. If you don’t see the option yet on your Google+ profile or Google+ Page, don’t worry: Google says it is expanding availability throughout the week."

http://thenextweb.com/google/2013/10/29/google-starts-offering-custom-urls-accounts-30-days-old-10-followers-profile-photo/

Google+ Is Rolling Out Vanity URLs

(Finally):

"Custom URLs are now rolling out to almost everyone. If you don’t see the option yet on your Google+ profile or Google+ Page, don’t worry: Google says it is expanding availability throughout the week."

http://thenextweb.com/google/2013/10/29/google-starts-offering-custom-urls-accounts-30-days-old-10-followers-profile-photo/___

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2013-10-29 19:09:45 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

MOAR TOYS!

This is pretty awesome. Seriously thinking about switching to Google+ from Flickr for my photo storage. We'll see.

#googleplus   #gplus   #photos   #update  

MOAR TOYS!

This is pretty awesome. Seriously thinking about switching to Google+ from Flickr for my photo storage. We'll see.

#googleplus   #gplus   #photos   #update  ___

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2013-10-16 21:33:44 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Here's some good Instagram data for the next time you post

The Buffer Blog crunched a lot of numbers to find out the best days to post, best times, best filters and more. The most surprising star, though, is the one on hashtags.

http://blog.bufferapp.com/instagram-stats-instagram-tips

Here's some good Instagram data for the next time you post

The Buffer Blog crunched a lot of numbers to find out the best days to post, best times, best filters and more. The most surprising star, though, is the one on hashtags.

http://blog.bufferapp.com/instagram-stats-instagram-tips___

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2013-10-11 19:44:36 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

This kind of B.S. drives me nuts.

The Science News Cycle

This week's Best of PHD Theme: Science and the Media
http://tapastic.com/episode/18523___This kind of B.S. drives me nuts.

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2013-10-11 17:05:03 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

People hate Congress, but they mostly love their representatives

The joke all week has been how low Congress' polls are, but the thing people forget is that we don't elect Congress, we elect individual representatives. And the fact is, Americans, by and large, love their individual representatives, even if they hate all the others. 

Congress' poll numbers are a joke, but neither they nor the shutdown are likely to have any impact on the 2014 midterm elections.

People hate Congress, but they mostly love their representatives

The joke all week has been how low Congress' polls are, but the thing people forget is that we don't elect Congress, we elect individual representatives. And the fact is, Americans, by and large, love their individual representatives, even if they hate all the others. 

Congress' poll numbers are a joke, but neither they nor the shutdown are likely to have any impact on the 2014 midterm elections.___

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2013-10-10 17:38:22 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

How To Switch Back To Chrome's Old 'New Tab' Page

Because the new one sucks. 

http://blogs.computerworld.com/internet/22878/chrome-new-tab-page

#Chrome  

How To Switch Back To Chrome's Old 'New Tab' Page

Because the new one sucks. 

http://blogs.computerworld.com/internet/22878/chrome-new-tab-page

#Chrome  ___

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2013-10-10 15:44:10 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

From Ideas to Traffic results: How Buffer runs a blog with 700,000 readers per month

This is a really interesting look at the inter-workings of a really great blog: http://bit.ly/19CHFA2

#blogging   #Buffer   #socialmedia  

From Ideas to Traffic results: How Buffer runs a blog with 700,000 readers per month

This is a really interesting look at the inter-workings of a really great blog: http://bit.ly/19CHFA2

#blogging   #Buffer   #socialmedia  ___

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2013-10-09 16:57:21 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

WSJ: 'A person who commutes an hour each way has to make 40% more money to be as satisfied with life as a person who lives near the office'

One of the main reasons I live in the city is that no matter how much you make, you can't buy time. An extra hour or two at home each day is far more valuable than whatever perks I'd get (more square footage, a yard, etc.) living out in the suburbs.

WSJ: 'A person who commutes an hour each way has to make 40% more money to be as satisfied with life as a person who lives near the office'

One of the main reasons I live in the city is that no matter how much you make, you can't buy time. An extra hour or two at home each day is far more valuable than whatever perks I'd get (more square footage, a yard, etc.) living out in the suburbs.___

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2013-10-07 23:01:26 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

The last post you ever need to read about Millennials (or any generation)

Anything I read about Millennials these days reads like something that's there to fill space. News flash: Different generations behave differently! Ooh, tell me more....

The last post you ever need to read about Millennials (or any generation)

Anything I read about Millennials these days reads like something that's there to fill space. News flash: Different generations behave differently! Ooh, tell me more....___

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2013-09-25 17:42:05 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

YouTube Comments Will Now Be Powered By Google+

This is some huge news. The change will mean that comments are sorted by relevance (which is determined by how you behave on Google+):

"what makes a comment relevant? Three things: up-votes, the commenter’s community engagement and the commenter rep.

"In other words, the channel owner’s comments will be prioritized, and so will well known YouTube participants. As for the random guy or gal who always says “First” when watching a vid? Yah, they will quickly find themselves sinking to the bottom of the list. The same will be true for other spam, hate speech and simply comments that seem to have absolutely nothing to do with the video."

YouTube Comments Will Now Be Powered By Google+

This is some huge news. The change will mean that comments are sorted by relevance (which is determined by how you behave on Google+):

"what makes a comment relevant? Three things: up-votes, the commenter’s community engagement and the commenter rep.

"In other words, the channel owner’s comments will be prioritized, and so will well known YouTube participants. As for the random guy or gal who always says “First” when watching a vid? Yah, they will quickly find themselves sinking to the bottom of the list. The same will be true for other spam, hate speech and simply comments that seem to have absolutely nothing to do with the video."___

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2013-09-13 20:39:14 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

6 Ways To Maximize Your Google+ Engagement

These are great tips for interacting on Google+, and can easily be 'ported to other social networks, as well.

http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/maximum-engagement-on-google-plus/

6 Ways To Maximize Your Google+ Engagement

These are great tips for interacting on Google+, and can easily be 'ported to other social networks, as well.

http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/maximum-engagement-on-google-plus/___

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2013-09-12 21:04:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

10 Top Google Plus Tools For Digital Marketers

If you're looking for a way to measure Google+, here are some great options.

10 Top Google Plus Tools For Digital Marketers

If you're looking for a way to measure Google+, here are some great options.___

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2013-09-12 15:26:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Awesome news if you upload a lot of photos to Google+

"Google+ has just added a variety of photo editing tools based on [Snapseed's] technology. The new tools can be found by viewing one of your photos in a lightbox and hitting the new 'Edit' button above the image, where you'll then be given a sidebar with tons of new options."

Awesome news if you upload a lot of photos to Google+

"Google+ has just added a variety of photo editing tools based on [Snapseed's] technology. The new tools can be found by viewing one of your photos in a lightbox and hitting the new 'Edit' button above the image, where you'll then be given a sidebar with tons of new options."___

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2013-09-09 20:00:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

How Brands Can Be Ready For The 'Next Big Social Network'

It doesn't matter what the next "big" social network is. What people – and particularly brands – should be focused on are users’ expectations.  

Social networks will rise and fall, and some may stick it out over the long haul. What isn’t going to change is the base level of responsiveness and interactivity that users expect.

How Brands Can Be Ready For The 'Next Big Social Network'

It doesn't matter what the next "big" social network is. What people – and particularly brands – should be focused on are users’ expectations.  

Social networks will rise and fall, and some may stick it out over the long haul. What isn’t going to change is the base level of responsiveness and interactivity that users expect.___

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2013-09-07 15:44:34 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Gary Vaynerchuk's Analysis of the British Airways Twitter Complaint

This is really smart (original emphasis retained):

"Ok, so you have six followers: Sally, Jimmy, Bobby, Yacko, Wacko, and Dot. You tweet out that you hate British Airways. One of those six “completely irrelevant” followers retweets you — not exactly sure how six human beings can be irrelevant, but that’s a different story for a different day. So anyway, Sally retweets this, and she has 39 followers, which is probably still “irrelevant” by our friend’s point of view. Now let’s say one of those 39 people happens to be her friend from college… who happens to be a showrunner on The Today Show. What if that happens? What if that showrunner brings the story to the producers and all of a sudden you’re leading off the next episode of The Today Show?"

Gary Vaynerchuk's Analysis of the British Airways Twitter Complaint

This is really smart (original emphasis retained):

"Ok, so you have six followers: Sally, Jimmy, Bobby, Yacko, Wacko, and Dot. You tweet out that you hate British Airways. One of those six “completely irrelevant” followers retweets you — not exactly sure how six human beings can be irrelevant, but that’s a different story for a different day. So anyway, Sally retweets this, and she has 39 followers, which is probably still “irrelevant” by our friend’s point of view. Now let’s say one of those 39 people happens to be her friend from college… who happens to be a showrunner on The Today Show. What if that happens? What if that showrunner brings the story to the producers and all of a sudden you’re leading off the next episode of The Today Show?"___

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2013-09-06 01:01:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

What I've Learned After One Year In PR

Yesterday I celebrated my one-year anniversary at Curator. Here are a few of my biggest takeaways:

http://paulbalcerak.com/2013/09/04/one-year-in-pr-what-ive-learned/

#PR #socialmedia #productivity #career

What I've Learned After One Year In PR

Yesterday I celebrated my one-year anniversary at Curator. Here are a few of my biggest takeaways:

http://paulbalcerak.com/2013/09/04/one-year-in-pr-what-ive-learned/

#PR #socialmedia #productivity #career___

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2013-08-15 23:55:51 (0 comments, 5 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Find Your Best G+ Times To Post

If you've ever wondered when the best times to post to Google+ are, wonder no more: Timing+ will do the work for you. All you have to do is sign in with your Google account, and it'll spit out the optimal times to post based on your past feedback.

Here's the link: http://timing.minimali.se/

Note: This is just one of the graphs it shows. There's a lot more stuff on the actual site.

Find Your Best G+ Times To Post

If you've ever wondered when the best times to post to Google+ are, wonder no more: Timing+ will do the work for you. All you have to do is sign in with your Google account, and it'll spit out the optimal times to post based on your past feedback.

Here's the link: http://timing.minimali.se/

Note: This is just one of the graphs it shows. There's a lot more stuff on the actual site.___

2013-08-15 23:53:34 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Best G+ Times To Post: Timing+

I may be posting old info here, but I just discovered Timing+, an awesome little web app that'll analyze your Google+ posts and tell you your best days of the week/times of day to post.

Here's the link: http://timing.minimali.se/

Best G+ Times To Post: Timing+

I may be posting old info here, but I just discovered Timing+, an awesome little web app that'll analyze your Google+ posts and tell you your best days of the week/times of day to post.

Here's the link: http://timing.minimali.se/___

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2013-08-09 02:50:07 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Oliver West Balcerak

Sorry I've been so quiet lately, everyone. This guy was born Saturday, and I've had my head down, figuring out this parenting thing, ever since. Normal posts will return soon :)

Oliver West Balcerak

Sorry I've been so quiet lately, everyone. This guy was born Saturday, and I've had my head down, figuring out this parenting thing, ever since. Normal posts will return soon :)___

2013-08-01 22:59:31 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Any Good G+ Blogs?

Hi, all. I'm looking for a good Google+ blog, kind of like AllFacebook/AllTwitter for those two networks. Do you guys have any suggestions for Google+-specific blogs?

Any Good G+ Blogs?

Hi, all. I'm looking for a good Google+ blog, kind of like AllFacebook/AllTwitter for those two networks. Do you guys have any suggestions for Google+-specific blogs?___

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2013-07-31 16:51:26 (10 comments, 5 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

'Facebook, Twitter And Pinterest All Dwarf Google+ For Social Sharing'

I keep seeing infographics like this one, which AllTwitter shared last week. My reaction: Sure, but what value are you getting out of those shares? The feedback I get on Google+, especially in this group, is often way more valuable (and from far more varied sources) than when I share with a larger, broader audience.

Full post: http://www.mediabistro.com/alltwitter/social-sharing-login-stats_b46581

'Facebook, Twitter And Pinterest All Dwarf Google+ For Social Sharing'

I keep seeing infographics like this one, which AllTwitter shared last week. My reaction: Sure, but what value are you getting out of those shares? The feedback I get on Google+, especially in this group, is often way more valuable (and from far more varied sources) than when I share with a larger, broader audience.

Full post: http://www.mediabistro.com/alltwitter/social-sharing-login-stats_b46581___

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2013-07-26 18:52:45 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Brilliant, Innovative CEO Just Wrote Words 'Social Media' On Whiteboard And Underlined It

I think this social media thing might be taking off, guys.

Brilliant, Innovative CEO Just Wrote Words 'Social Media' On Whiteboard And Underlined It

I think this social media thing might be taking off, guys.___

2013-07-23 20:57:19 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Updating G+ Page Owners/Managers Is A Pain In The Ass

If you manage a Google+ page for a brand, I highly recommend creating a separate Google account to act as the "Owner" of that page. That way, it never changes, and you can add/remove Managers whenever you need to.

The way Google+ has it set up, Owners are the only ones who can add/remove Managers, and a Manager can only be made an Owner after he/she has managed the page for at least two weeks. So, if your page Owner disappears, you're basically screwed. Make it a shared Google account, and update the password any time someone on your team leaves.

Updating G+ Page Owners/Managers Is A Pain In The Ass

If you manage a Google+ page for a brand, I highly recommend creating a separate Google account to act as the "Owner" of that page. That way, it never changes, and you can add/remove Managers whenever you need to.

The way Google+ has it set up, Owners are the only ones who can add/remove Managers, and a Manager can only be made an Owner after he/she has managed the page for at least two weeks. So, if your page Owner disappears, you're basically screwed. Make it a shared Google account, and update the password any time someone on your team leaves.___

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2013-07-23 15:18:50 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

The Dumbest Way To Start Your Day (That I Just Did)

It's entirely possible to do this one thing that feels so right at the time, but actually screws you over twofold and completely destroys your morning. Spoiler alert: It's a button.

The Dumbest Way To Start Your Day (That I Just Did)

It's entirely possible to do this one thing that feels so right at the time, but actually screws you over twofold and completely destroys your morning. Spoiler alert: It's a button.___

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2013-07-23 05:45:17 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Why I Always Shoot, Then Instagram

This is why I always use the iPhone's HD camera to shoot photos and then upload to #Instagram (IG defaults to the non-HD camera). You can zoom and find all sorts of cool stuff. 

Why I Always Shoot, Then Instagram

This is why I always use the iPhone's HD camera to shoot photos and then upload to #Instagram (IG defaults to the non-HD camera). You can zoom and find all sorts of cool stuff. ___

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The button shows the number of followers you have directly in a small button. You can add this button to your website, like the +1-Button of Google or the Like-Button of Facebook.






You can add this button directly in your website. For more information about the CircleCount Buttons and the description how to add them to another page click here.

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